Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 10 Dec 1713

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Dec 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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									10 Decembr 1713

Jacob Peart

      I Recd yrs of the 30 Novembr from Fallowfield but never any from Wardale All the Carriage for the Lead has been paid long Since however J Mewburne will be at Newby Shortly & shall Send him to Fallowfield at his return, & if any of the Carriage mony is yet unpaid Shall take care it Shall be discharged, I have an Acct from Fallowfield that Since the gin was taken up there is no care taken of the Levell & Severall of the Shafts are run together so there has been mighty ill managemt since you left the place as I am very crediably informd, for the undertakers takes no care of preserveing the Levell, at yr. own Leasure pray ordr Lorain to receive moneys of Mr. Benthem for the deals you sold him as also Mr. Mouberry would pay him for the gin you disposed off to him, I perceive Mr. Loraine expects a greater price for working the slags pray give yr opinion by the post what whether you think they deserve any more, I am mistaken if you did not absolutely bargaine wth him for all the Slaggs that was there at the Same price & you will oblige yr assured friend to Serve you

      Pray Send the inclosed by a carefull hand & you will much oblige

					      Yr. assured friend to Serve you

Mr. Carr

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The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467